I'm riding early mornings and cold dark evenings and the arena is cold - 38 degrees this morning. I'm nice and toasty warm, but its taking my mare quite a bit of time to warm up and I can tell she's pretty cold while warming up. This morning I felt guilty taking her out of the stall and removing her blanket. I live in the pacific northwest, where all winter it will be damp and cold and up here in the mountains we do get snow. I'm considering getting a fleece quarter sheet/ exercise rug for her during our warm ups, but havent seen any one at the barn using them.
Anyone use them and can comment on if this might be a good idea for us while warming up?
I'm looking at this one:
Rider's International Fleece Exercise Rug < Exercise Rugs < Horse Blankets & Sheets|Dover Saddlery.